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OPEN DAY: VB Foodie

14 Oct 2018 11:00 -16:00

Adults: Admission £4, Admission & Guided Tour £8 (standard prices £3/£7) FREE for under 16s and VB Friends

A special Foodie Open Day, offering visitors the chance to sample some of the best of Manchester's street food in the wonderful surroundings of Victoria Baths, with:

MC Streetfood (Mauritian), Mama Sue's (flavours of the Deep South), I Knead Pizza (wood-fired pizzas) and Lola's Bakehouse (cakes, cheesecakes and brownies) will be serving their delicious wares in the Males 2nd class pool, where we'll have plenty of trestle tables and seating. 

The Curry Den's pop-up restaurant will feature a two-course Thaali meal in the beautiful surroundings of the Pineapple Room (named for its stained glass windows). BOOK TICKETS HERE NOW!

  • Bar open all day - with soft drinks and tea/coffee available alongside beers and wine. 
  • Guided Tours throughout the day (Discover Victoria Baths Tours start at 12.00, 1.00 and 2.30 and the Off Limits Tour is at 2.00 - all tours last approx. one hour) 
  • Gift Shop
  • Performances in the Gala Pool by the wonderful Ordsall Acapella Singers

TOURS ON OFFER (book at the entry desk on the day):

Discover Victoria Baths shows you the amazing architecture of the building and its history. Hear how the building was used, including memories of its bathers, plus find out about the 2003 BBC Restoration win and how the money was spent. We'll also tell you the plans for the future and how you can get involved.  

Off Limits* takes you to lesser known parts of the building Baths as well as the main iconic spaces. You will visit the boiler house and filter room and hear about pool water treatment through the ages. The tour visits the undercroft of the pools and several spaces that have been used for TV filming, including Life on Mars and Mrs Biggs.

* Please note that this tour involve stairs and uneven floors and so isn't suitable for visitors with limited mobility.

 

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